The Aetiology of Pneumonia Associated with Measles in Bantu Children
AbstractAntemortem and postmortem lung puncture aspiration was performed in Bantu children with pneumonia associated with measles. The superinfecting organisms were commonly Staphylococcus pyogenes, but from one-third of the patients Gramnegative organisms were cultured. These organisms were rarely sensitive to ampicillin or streptomycin. Antibiotic therapy should be tailored accordingly.
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